Specialty shops and galleries line the streets of Bar Harbor, tempting you with everything from handcrafted Maine items like tourmaline jewelry, maple syrup, and the works of local artists to must-have imports.
Visit our outdoor outfitters to gear up for hiking in Acadia, kayaking along the coast, or cross-country skiing on the carriage roads. Find an antique, a piece of furniture, or the perfect addition to your kitchen décor. Or take home one-of-a-kind treasures from charming and quirky stores that will surprise and delight you. From the ordinary to the extraordinary, you'll love what you find in Bar Harbor.
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2 Derby Lane, Suite 1, , PO Box 966 Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
The Chocolate Moose is located 1/2 block southeast of Village Green on Derby Lane; look for our moose, Oliver, in front of the store. We carry a large selection of fine chocolates, truffles, fudge, gummy candy as well as bulk candies and your old-time candy favorites.
Looking for a bird tour in Acadia National Park, a nature tour around Mount Desert Island, a kid-friendly outdoor adventure, or a family tide pool exploration on the rocky shores near Bar Harbor? Do you need a map, a field guide, binoculars (to own or rent), or that special nature-related gift or game for someone back home? The Natural History Center is the place for you! Based out of our Bar Harbor nature store, we offer nature and bird tours throughout Acadia National Park, Downeast Maine, and beyond. We are a family run business that enjoys sharing nature, whether leading you on a tour or sharing information while looking over a map. Our tours cater to beginning and advanced nature-lovers, novice and seasoned birders, families, small groups, kids with lots of energy, and people with mobility limitations. Call us to plan a tour that meets your needs and interests. Stop by our shop to browse our selection of natural history books (birds, lichens, dragonflies, and everything in between), binoculars and spotting scopes, nature-activity books for children, or our personal favorite game, “Birdopoly!”
Named a Best of New England destination by Yankee magazine in May of 2013 and one of the 50 Things to Do in Maine This Summer by the Bangor Daily News, The Naturalist's Notebook combines nature, science, arts and the frontier of knowledge in fun, engaging installations and activities. The original Notebook exploratorium in Seal Harbor offers three floors of interaction, shopping and learning for all ages. Smaller Naturalist's Notebook Annex spaces have opened on Main St. in Northeast Harbor and (as of Aug. 1) on the town green Bar Harbor. Open 10-5 every day from late June to late October in Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day through late October in Bar Harbor.The Notebook is just a short drive from Bar Harbor or Northeast Harbor. It's a great rainy-day (or sunny day) place for families or anyone who's even slightly curious about the world and the universe.
From the earth, to our hands, to yours... Willis' has over 70 years experience creating unique custom 14K gold jewelry. Ask about our local beach stone bracelets. You will find genuine Maine Tourmaline in a variety of colors and styles. We have home accents made from natural materials including local granite vases and unusual wooden boxes. Explore our extensive collection of fossil, gem and mineral specimens.
Greg and Julie Veilleux established Window Panes in March of 1994. The Bar Harbor store set in a Charming 1930’s Arts and Crafts style building located on Main Street across from the village green, features home and garden related products that are of distinct quality, unique, functional and hard to find.
This eclectic mix of items is all beautifully arranged creating a mood exclusively for you, the discerning buyer. Window Panes, named “ one of Maine’s coolest stores” by Downeast Magazine, has thoughtfully displayed all that you need for your home or summer cottage including well crafted furniture, forged lighting, artfully designed wool and cotton rugs, attractive bedding and pillows, colorful and coordinated table linens, classic and cutting edge kitchen gadgets, whimsical and functional garden accessories and a wonderfully tempting selection of personal care items from French-made soaps and lotions to pajamas and shower curtains. As soon as you step into Window Panes, it invites you to explore all: inside, outside and upstairs.
Bar Harbor Cellars Winery is located at Sweet Pea Farm in Bar Harbor, Maine. For over a generation, Sweet Pea Farm has grown fresh cut flowers and produce for local consumption. Our vineyard, begun in 2003, is part of our commitment to sustainable agriculture here on Mount Desert Island. We now produce and bottle wine from both European and local fruit and invite guests to visit our farm and tour the facility from mid-May through mid-October.
Maine’s only microblender of unique fine teas. Our customers notice our fresh taste and the difference it makes when only the finest quality ingredients are selected. We also offer a selection of rare teas from around the world.
Teawares including fine European imports as well as a selection of goods made in Maine and throughout New England. From a gallery of Artisan-crafted teapots to unique and hard-to-find accessories for the tea enthusiast, we offer something for every tea lover. Be sure to visit our inviting retail store while you’re visiting Bar Harbor!
You'll Pawsitively love the Paw-tery, clothing, towels, ornaments & gifts galore in breed specific designs. Designer collars, leashes, toys &, all natural treats from the barkery shaped like lobsters, moose & whales. Reward your best friends with the paw-fect gift from Bark Harbor. (Don't forget the pet sitters & house sitters!)
Help us support many non-profit, no kill animal rescues and animal welfare organizations! We give back with your help!
Our goal at Birch Moon Boutique is to meet the needs of all Funky moms and their Upscale Daughters. Come visit us in our wonderful space down on West Street. Directly across from the West Street Hotel. We have a wide array of jewelry, gifts and even some unique items for the men in your lives. The prices are reasonable and the Laughter is free
C-Ray Lobster is the local’s trusted authority for fresh, island seafood and tasty homemade treats. We are a small, family run business, operating on the same property and under the same guiding principles as our grandfather did three generations ago. We proudly catch all of the lobsters and clams that we sell, and now offer homemade pies and Maine themed prepared foods to take away. All items are prepared onsite, using locally sourced ingredients. Stop in to see what’s cookin’!
Holiday handcrafts all MADE IN MAINE/USA featuring hundreds of one-of-a-kind Santas & thousands of personalized ornaments in virtually any theme including: Acadia, Bar Harbor/Maine, families, couples, babies/children, pets, jobs/careers, hobbies, sports, weddings, anniversaries, other special events and more. FREE personalizing! We ship, take credit cards & fill phone and internet orders.
Island residents creating high quality crafts are the primary feature of this unique gallery which shows the work of over 100 Maine artisans. Weaving, basketry, glass, jewelry, pottery, embossed cards, handspun, printed fabrics... Everything is Handmade in Maine. Open thru Christmas!
A visit to Bar Harbor is incomplete without a visit to Jack's Jewelry, one of Maine's premier Tourmaline Jewelry stores. At Jack's Jewelry you can discover Tourmaline, Maine's State Stone, which boasts an amazing array of colors. Also, be sure not to miss one of the largest collections of scarce multi-colored Watermelon Tourmaline. Choose from a variety of 14K gold or sterling silver rings, pendants, earrings, and bracelets. All our Jewelry has been locally manufactured by the owners of the shop for over 30 years and is offered at unmatched prices and quality. Open daily May-October.
Mystery Cove Bookshop overlooks the ocean in lovely Hulls Cove just three miles from downtown Bar Harbor. We feature hardcover and paperback selections in many subjects including books of local interest, Children's and Young Adult, Science Fiction and Fantasy, History and Biography, Nature, Poetry, Modern Literature and Classics, Cookbooks and Gardening, Mystery and more. Mystery Cove Bookshop is Bar Harbor's only used bookshop. Open year round
WHERE BEAUTY COMES NATURALLY
Full service flower shop offering locally grown, organic flowers as well as exotics, tropical flowers and everything in between. Custom designs to meet your needs and vision. We also carry Evergreen Pottery and Mojestic Design jewelry made by owner Mo McGuire.
Sagegrass Gallery showcases sensational American Artisans and their Handcrafted Products.
Exceptional quality and selection make Sagegrass Bar Harbor's favorite stop for Jewelry, Wearable and Hanging Art, Glasswork, Fragrances and Lotions,
Home Decor and so much more.
Gift shop located on West St. offering an array of gifts, souveniers, tee shirts, sweatshirts, fishing supplies, locally made items, jewelry, Boyds Bears and other interesting items. Come on in and take a look - open May through Christmas.
Come delight in Bar Harbor's specialty childrens shop. Choose quality wooden toys from HABA, Selecta, Plan and Smartgear. Try on an Ergo baby carrier and see what comfort is all about. Stumble upon that sweet something for the new baby. Have fun finding the perfect sweater for the special child in your life. We carry many Made in the USA companies. Allow our friendly, knowledgeable staff to help you with your selections. Open year round.